KATE SPADE & COMPANY

  • NE Regional Merchandiser

    Country – State – City US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    24721
    Category
    Sales - Wholesale
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york. From handbags to clothing and décor, our exuberant approach to the everyday encourages personal style with a dash of incandescent charm. We call it living colorfully.

    As a member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Purpose:

     

    The Regional Merchandiser, Wholesale - Field Sales is responsible for proactively driving business within their region by strategizing business growth plans with the kate spade ny wholesale team and field store management team.

      

    The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...

     

    • Consistently analyze business and partner with director of wholesale-field sales and merchandising to formulate creative selling strategies that maximize opportunities for growth
    • Proactively drive full price sell-through at point-of-sale by maintaining consistent communication with store management teams regarding sales, goals/plans, competitor performance, seasonal clinics, and in-store events.
    • Motivate and maintain a strong visual presentation in all doors
    • Responsible for working consistently with each door to strengthen and develop their knowledge of kate spade ny in all categories of the business; initiate seasonal strategies and promotional efforts.
    • Secure prime real estate within our wholesale locations for the kate spade ny brand
    • Consistent communication with the corporate wholesale team, as well as the field team via email, phone and regular touch based meetings

    Qualifications

    The accomplished individual will possess...

     

    • The ability to cultivate strong relationships not only at the wholesale account door level, but across the field and wholesale team as well as the executive team.   
    • The ability to manage a monthly travel calendar as well as a travel & entertainment budget
    • Have strong organizational and analytical skill set
    • The ability to work independently, utilize strategic thinking and possesses the ability to “learn on the fly.”   
    • Motivated self-starter

     

    An outstanding professional will have...

     

    • 2-4 years of experience in retail, field sales, or wholesales environment
    • Previous experience with merchandising/visual merchandising
    • The ability to travel up to 70% of the week at certain times
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed
    • Bachelors degree preferred

     

    kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-CA Visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.

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